Jobs at Goldsmiths
System Integration Specialist
2 x System Integration Specialists
Goldsmiths is a world-renowned university that has a reputation for rigorous and innovative academic work; creativity has long been our hallmark. Academic excellence and imaginative course content combine to make a place where creative minds can thrive.
The Department of IT & Information Services (IT&IS) is responsible for providing a wide range of Data Management and Integrated services to support the learning and teaching, research and administrative work of the University. The Department plays a key role in ensuring that staff and students are provided with excellent facilities and high-quality support services, to enhance their experience of working and studying at Goldsmiths. The Department also plays a vital role in developing and supporting the College’s major business systems, ensuring the effective use of digital technologies and enabling Goldsmiths to meet the issues and challenges facing universities in an increasingly competitive and demanding environment.
Guided by the IT&IS Strategy, the University has recently invested significantly in its exciting projects and development programmes in service management, infrastructure, data management and business systems currently underway and planned for the future.
We are seeking 2 System Integration Specialists to join our team on a permanent basis.
Reporting to the Head of Data Management and Integration the role holders will be the technical leads for Data Management and Integration (DM&I) initiatives across the University, to ensure that systems are able to meet the operational and compliance requirements and the growing demand for Management Information and Business Intelligence. These individuals will have a diversified background of data management and integration experience, API (Application Programming Interface), EDI (Electronic Data Interchange), MDM (Master Data Management), an administrative role in Microsoft 365 services including Dynamics CRM, and a good understanding of cloud computing platform such as Azure with solutions including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). The roles need to demonstrate project management acumen, plus a superior, service-oriented approach to system integration management.
As a member of the Data Management and Integration team, you will play a key technical role in designing and building data architecture, data modelling, integration components and interfaces (Cloud Platforms – iPaaS – SaaS – On Premise: API, EDI, MDM, Workflow) for a broad scope of projects and ensure that the delivery is aligned with the Business Systems Strategic plan and service portfolio. You will be working closely with various internal and external stakeholders when delivering integration projects and administering various IT Products delivered as services to the business
The preferred candidates will have strong organisational and communication skills for this role, with the ability to perform under pressure and management of multiple priorities with competing demands for resources.
The role also requires you to be self-motivated and have a positive attitude when dealing with different activities across service operations and project delivery.
We have generous benefits – an agile working environment, 28 days’ annual leave plus 6 paid closure days (4 at Christmas and 2 at Easter) plus all Bank Holidays, great transport links, a defined benefit pension scheme, support for professional development and a broad range of wellbeing initiatives such as staff choir, running club and creative writing classes.
Goldsmiths, University of London is passionate about advancing equality and celebrating diversity.